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Things to do in Aqaba

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Ruins in Petra
Since the summer of 2007, Petra has been considered as one of the seven wonders of the world, for many reasons. The Nabateans dug
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Deserts in Aqaba
Wadi Rum Desert
The Wadi Rum Desert, also known as the Valley of the Moon, is a very special place for me and one that no visitor to Jordan should
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Canyons in Petra
The Siq (Petra)
You can reach the ancient city many different ways: on foot, on horseback, or by carriage. I recommend that you go on foot, althou
Historical Monuments in Petra
The Treasury
This is an important archaeological site in Jordan, and the capital of the ancient Nabatean kingdom. The name Petra means rock in
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Cities in Petra
Of Cultural Interest in Petra
Siq al-Barid (Little Petra)
15 km north of Petra, there is another miniature Petra, which is almost unknown to tourists. It is not as spectacular as the Great
Ruins in Petra
Petra Bedouin Homes
You can walk around Petra for hours and hours. After the Treasury and before arriving at the fork in the road that takes you to th
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Of Touristic Interest in Petra
Entrance to Petra
Once you get past the access gateway to Petra (where you pay about 20 dinars a day entrance but you can buy discount tickets valid
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Beaches in Aqaba
Aqaba Beach
This beach is the place to see a stunning sunset right on the Dead Sea. I was lucky enough to travel to Jordan, to see some of the
Ruins in Petra
Royal Tombs
Once you get into Petra, you have many options. Many people have the mistaken perception that Petra is just the front of the ancie
Viewpoints in Petra
End of the World
From the monastery you can keep going, which, of course, you should!. A few steps away, you find a strange sign which reads: "All
Harbors in Aqaba
Aqaba Port
To reach Jordan I took a trip from Taba in Egypt, arriving by boat to the Aqaba port. If you arrive by boat from Egypt you must go
Historical Monuments in Petra
Transportation in Petra
To get to Petra you are not short of offers to take you, either by donkey, horse, camel, and even some rickety vehicle pulled by a
Historical Monuments in Petra
The Monastery (Ad Deir)
An amazing place, worth visiting. Perfectly sculptured huge mountains of rock. Without a doubt, one of the most amazing places I h
Of Touristic Interest in Aqaba
Aqaba Streets
Aqaba is a totally different city from the rest of Jordan. It's sort of like Benidorm but Arabic. The streets are wide, the buildi
Castles in Petra
Shobak Castle
Less than an hour north of Petra is Shobak Castle, the sole reminder of the former glory of the Crusades. Built in 1115 by King B
Museums in Aqaba
Castle Museum of Aqaba
Walking along the beach in Aqaba, you get to a huge Jordanian flag that indicates there was a castle there years ago, which is now
Viewpoints in Petra
View from the Monastery
Getting up to the Monastery of Petra can be a grind, but you really need to summon your strength and make the climb. In front of t